Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | October 28, 2014

    Jill Owens: IMG Miriam Toews: The Powells.com Interview



    Some people are compelled by a restlessness from within; others are shaped by the unwieldy forces around them. In Miriam Toews's poignant new novel... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$18.00
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
2 Remote Warehouse Christianity- Biblical Criticism
5 Remote Warehouse Christianity- Biblical Criticism

The Art of Biblical Poetry

by

The Art of Biblical Poetry Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Three decades ago, renowned literary expert Robert Alter radically expanded the horizons of biblical scholarship by recasting the Bible as not only a human creation but a work of literary art deserving studied criticism. In The Art of Biblical Poetry, his companion to the seminal The Art of Biblical Narrative, Alter takes his analysis beyond narrative craft to investigate the use of Hebrew poetry in the Bible. Updated with a new preface, myriad revisions, and passages from Alters own critically acclaimed biblical translations, The Art of Biblical Poetry is an indispensable tool for understanding the Bible and its poetry.

About the Author

Robert Alter is Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime contributions to American letters, he lives in Berkeley, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465022564
Author:
Alter, Robert
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General
Subject:
Christianity-Biblical Criticism
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 18

Other books you might like

  1. Letters to Montgomery Clift Used Trade Paper $7.95
  2. Bitter Fame a Life of Sylvia Plath Used Trade Paper $4.95
  3. By a Thread
    Used Trade Paper $4.50

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine
Reference » Science Reference » Philosophy of Science
Religion » Christianity » Bibles » History and Criticism
Religion » Christianity » Biblical Reference » Criticism
Religion » Christianity » Biblical Reference » General
Religion » Christianity » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General

The Art of Biblical Poetry New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$18.00 In Stock
Product details 320 pages Basic Books - English 9780465022564 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.